Parenting Infants and Toddlers

Welcome to parenthood. It is the most rewarding and challenging job you’ll likely have. As a warrior, you understand you need to rely on others for mission success. Military OneSource is an integral part of your parenting support team. Let us connect you to valuable intel, resources and benefits to make the parenting process easier and help you enjoy these first stages of parenthood.

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Early Intervention Directory (Birth-3)

Make your family’s military relocation easier with the early intervention resources and tools in the Early Intervention Directory (birth-3 years).

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FAQ and Resource Guide for Parents and Caregivers: Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children and Youth

Connect with support and resources for families impacted by problematic sexual behavior in children and youth.

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How to Find Affordable, Quality and Licensed Child Care

Discover resources to help you secure quality, affordable child care and learn how to find out if prospective child care providers are licensed and qualified.

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New Military Parents: 8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe, Happy and Healthy

Welcome to parenthood — probably the most rewarding and challenging job you’ll ever have. As a warrior, you’re trained to depend on your team to operate at your highest level. Parenting is a team effort as well. In addition to assistance from family, friends and community, you can rely on Military OneSource to be part of your parenting team.

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Potential Signs of Postpartum Depression

While the “baby blues” are common for many women after giving birth, some face a more severe and prolonged state of sadness and anxiety known as postpartum mood disorders. Help is available.

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Military Parenting — From Family Leave to Child Care Options and Beyond

Military parents don’t always have it easy, but they never have to do it alone. Learn about the different types of support available to help your service member and their family thrive.


Installation Program Directory

Find programs and services at your local installation.